CONVOCATORIA 2ª Edición Wine Pleasures Congreso y Workshop Internacional de Enoturismo

Congreso de Enoturismo

Los próximos días 1-4 de Febrero del 2010 se celebrará en el Barceló Hotel Montserrat la  2ª edición del Wine Pleasures International Wine Tourism Conference & Workshop , la única cita internacional especializada en el desarrollo profesional de las personas involucradas en el sector de enoturismo y una plataforma de comercialización y promoción idónea para dar a conocer destinos y productos enoturísticos.

El certamen acogerá una serie de actividades paralelas que permiten abarcar todas las necesidades del sector y por lo tanto hay varias formas de participar:…

Announcing 2 Wine Pleasures Workshops! Same time! Same place!

Buyer meets IBERIAN Celler & Buyer meets ORGANIC Celler

Barceló Hotel Montserrat 10 – 12 February 2010

Buyer meets Iberian CellerAttending these two unique wine events will provide you with the opportunity to:

  • Come to one of Europe’s most vibrant cities to meet over 40 wine makers from the Iberian Peninsula from diverse regions including Alentejo, Douro Valley, Ribera del Duero, Penedès, Cava, Priorat, Utiel – Requena, Valencia and many more, all looking to provide inspiring wines to satisfy your customer’s tastes. >> More info

Vignoble Artcava et Restaurant Cal Matías propose Marida’t et Cava

ArtcavaOn est arrivés un peu en rétard pour le dégustations des trois types differents de Cava donc inutile d’essayer de les comparer. Les autres participants m’ont dit que tout les trois étaient bons mais assez different dûes au âges etc. On est entrées juste en temps pour déguster un verre de Cava, puis d’écouter un discours sur des creusements archéoloqique qui se passent actuellements dans le vignoble. …

Wake up Californian wineries, Spanish wine tourism is on the rise!

When I think of Spain I think of great Spanish culture, beautiful woman, and of course, great wine.

California winery visit
Hit me again Mr Winery tour guide

In the states, it’s tough to find the winery that gives you a warm feeling of family tradition dedicated to wine and their consumers. It is more, trying wine after wine without great explanation or what went into preparing that certain wine. As we say a lot after a night of festivities, “It’s like bar-hopping from one to the next.” However, my visit to Torrens Moliner, TM, proved to me that there is such thing as learning while drinking alcohol, wine in this case….

Cómo Explotar el Gancho Enoturístico de una Bodega

2ª edición del Wine Pleasures Congreso y Workshop Internacional de Enoturismo (1-4 Febrero 2010) en el Barceló Hotel Montserrat, La Beguda Baixa (Barcelona.) Catalunya, Cava & Penedès Wine Regions

Barceló Hotel Montserrat
Barceló Hotel Montserrat

Organizado por Wine Pleasures. Este encuentro nació en 2009 con el propósito de ser la única cita internacional especializada en el desarrollo profesional de las personas involucradas en el sector de enoturismo y una plataforma de comercialización y promoción idónea para dar a conocer destinos y productos enoturísticos.

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Mike Weder, Kristall Kellerei winery, Namibia Speaker 09

El Congreso ofrece sobre todo a los asistentes una gran variedad de presentaciones realizadas por ponentes nacionales e internacionales, que se desarrollan en sesiones plenarias, ponencias, talleres, demostraciones, debates, mesas redondas y presentaciones comerciales. Son unas 40 ponencias las que se ofrecen durante tres días sobre temas muy variados pero todos relacionados con el enoturismo. Se espera unas 200 asistentes (off-line) y miles de asistentes on-line. Entre las ponencias confirmadas hasta la fecha cabe destacar las siguientes:

Wine Pleasures Live Wine Tasting from the Celler Mas Foraster Winery

Mas Foraster to host the 2nd Wine Pleasures Live Tasting
Mas Foraster to host the 2nd Wine Pleasures Live Tasting

WinePleasures.com is holding our second Live Wine Tasting Event on Friday September 4th at 12:00 GMT +1. The event will be hosted at Celler Mas Foraster winery in medieval Montblanc in the heart of the DO Conca de Barberà wine region of Catalunya. This is a great opportunity to get your wine questions answered by a Spanish winemaker, so join in the discussion below at the time of the event….

2nd Wine Pleasures Live Wine Tasting from the Celler Mas Foraster winery

Mas Foraster to host the 2nd Wine Pleasures Live Tasting
Mas Foraster to host the 2nd Wine Pleasures Live Tasting

Following on from the huge success of the 1st ever live wine tasting at the Bohigas winery (DO Catalunya), the Wine Pleasures team travels to the Celler Mas Foraster winery in medeaval Montblanc in the heart of the DO Conca de Barberà wine region of Catalunya for the our 2nd live wine tasting.

This time we will be joined by 4 Norwegian wine lovers of the 7 På Druen Wine Club travelling to Spain to participate in a 4 day winery visit programme organised by Wine Pleasures.

Priorat for Extreme Wine Tourism

_MG_5215Loading into the car at a quarter to 7 in the morning I say to myself, “Today is going to be a great day!” – As I subscribe to the school of thought believing verbal reinforcement translates into actuality. Anyway, we load up and we’re off. We are on our way to tour two different wineries today, both located in vastly different terrain than here in the Penedes. We are going to the famous Priorat wine region, where steep slopes and dominatantly slate soil provide for quite an extreme contrast to that of the rolling hills and sandy soil of the Penedes.

Wine Pleasures Live Wine Tasting at Bohigas

cavaWinePleasures.com held our first ever Live Wine Tasting Event on Friday August 28, 2009. The event was hosted hosted at Bohigas Winery (DO Catalunya – Spain) and was a huge success. Check out the archived event video and live chat discussion below.

1st Wine Pleasures Live Wine Tasting at Bohigas

Wine Pleasures live wine tasting

Finca Mas MaciàTo celebrate the launch of the new *Wine Pleasures Website 2.0, we have organised a live wine tasting direct from the Finca Mas Macià data 1290 of the Bohigas winery (DO Catalunya).

Jordi Casanovas BohigasJordi Casanovas, owner and wine maker will lead the wine tasting in the old family house, starting at 20.00 (GMT+1) on Friday 28 August 2009.

The following wines will be included in the live tasting: Blanc de Tres (Garnacha, Xarel.lo & Sauvignon Blanc), Chardonnay Limousin, Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah. Pairing suggestions will be made for each wine. We will also be chatting about the various wine tourism activities on offer such as winery visit & tasting, wine & food pairing, 4×4 to the top of Puig Aguilera crag, balloon trips, segways and the harvest parties.